Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Sure, they could be made to be nippy enough with, say, triple carbs and spicy cams, but that six-shooter was very much designed for the sedate pace of the sixties British high street.
Of course, these things can be sorted out quite easily. This particular Zodiac, spotted by SuckSqueezeBangBlow at the recent Krispy Kreme meet, features a big, bruising Mustang V8. And this isn't just a wedge of Dearborn iron winched in by hillbilly dirt-trackers - it's a quality build throughout, clean as a whistle yet seemingly showroom-fresh. There are some rather obvious modern embellishments - the uprated headlights, the grippy rubber, the huge rev counter, the sturdy autobox to channel all of that extra torque to the beefed-up rear axle - yet the overall aesthetic is one of a period-perfect muscle saloon. Just like Dagenham should have built...
Posted by juice at 13:19